Have you heard about amazon? If that’s so, do you know where is it? Then, Amazon called Amazonia is a territory of 9 countries: Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Ekuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guyana. Amazon is about the river and the forest.
The name of Amazon is said to arise from a war Francisco de Orellana fought with the Tapuyas and other tribes. The women of the tribe fought alongside the men, as was their custom. Orellana derived the name Amazonas from the Amazons of Greek mythology, described by Herodotus and Diodorus.
After that, did you know there are more facts about Amazonia – the river and rainforest – that may be surprising you and not of all know about this. So, we are gonna explore about ten secret facts that may not everyone know .
#1. Amazon is a biggest rainforest in the world
Includes of 5,5 million kilometers and more, with that even England and Ireland can turn into them for 17 times.